The Black Clergy of Philadelphia and Vicinity has endorsed Barack Obama for President. The folks in our churches are overwhelmingly supporting Barack Obama," said the Rev. Ellis I. Washington, the group's president. "We can do no less." The Philadelphia Council of Clergy has endorsed Hillary Clinton. This is interesting tome because this is a change from what I saw last summer. I live blogged an ACORN presidential event at Bright Hope Baptist Church which Sen. Obama didn't even deign to appear. Sen. Clinton did, addressed the issues of poverty, affordable housing, predatory lenders, et al which ACORN focuses.
The largely urban, Black audience loved Hillary that day. When she arrived they pressed to the front to get pictures and treated her as their hero. Now they are moving to Barack Obama. Interesting though not unexpected.